Jun 30, 2023
The agreement will be effective from January 1 until the end of December 2028, with an automatic renewal option of an additional five years. The initial collection will be available in the first quarter, the two companies said in a statement Thursday.
The new license adds to the long list of well-known brands produced by French-Italian EssilorLuxottica. The company already makes eyewear for fashion mainstays Armani and Dolce & Gabbana. It also has eyewear deals with Brunello Cucinelli and Swarovski.
The Armani deal, which paved the way for later moves in the fashion world, dates back to the late 1980s when Luxottica founder Leonardo Del Vecchio teamed up with Giorgio Armani to market eyewear as a must-have accessory.
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